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After cracks formed in the sea ice, the MOSAiC expedition team decided to move instruments to safer location.
Every month we offer a puzzling satellite image. Your challenge is to tell us what we are looking at, where it is, and why it is interesting.
Good news has been scarce. But here’s at least one update ― from one million miles away ― to appreciate.
Cracks in the sea ice are a not-so-gentle reminder that the ice can be extremely dynamic, and researchers should be prepared for anything.
Central to the entire MOSAiC Expedition is the MOSAiC Floe: a large sheet of sea ice that was carefully selected as the ideal place to anchor Polarstern for an entire year.